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The New International Encyclopædia
Volkmann, Wilhelm Fridolin
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VOLKMANN, Wilhelm Fridolin, Ritter von Volkmar (1821-77). An Austrian psychologist, born in Prague. In 1846 he became a lecturer in æsthetics, afterwards in philosophy, at the University of Prague, and in 1856 was appointed to a professorship in philosophy there. His chief studies were in the exact psychology of the school of Herbart. His most important publication is the Grundriss, afterwards the Lehrbuch der Psychologie vom Standpunkte des philosophischen Realismus (1856; 4th ed., by Cornelius, 1894-95).